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Re: proper autotools ordering?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: proper autotools ordering?
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:54:59 +0100
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address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:

> I've been using aclocal - autoheader - automake - autoconf for years,
> but have no idea any more where I got that ordering.  I see that
> autoreconf runs autoconf before autoheader, and ah before am, so I
> suppose this is it:
> aclocal - autoconf - autoheader - automake.

There is no real dependency between autoconf/autoheader/automake.  The
only requirement is that aclocal is run before any of them, and
sometimes it has to be run twice if libtoolize enters the scene.

> Whatever the answer is, I suggest adding it to the manual(s).

The manual should recommend autoreconf if it doesn't already.


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